Shooting leaves 7-year-old dead in Clarksdale; person of interest in custody

Published: Oct. 11, 2021 at 9:26 PM CDT
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CLARKSDALE, Miss. (WMC) - A child is dead following a shooting in Clarksdale Monday evening.

The shooting happened near State Street and DeSoto Avenue at around 5 p.m. and left a seven-year-old dead.

Clarksdale police say a man was also injured in the shooting.

Police say a person of interest is in custody and the case remains active.

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